Australia

Cheap Car Rentals in Australia

Sydney, NSW, Australia
1 Dec — 8 Dec
Same drop-off
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Thu 1-12
Noon
Thu 8-12
Noon
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What are the car hire prices for popular cities in Australia?

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in Australia

Price

S$ 21 - S$ 86

Out of all the popular cities in Australia, Melbourne is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just S$ 21/day. Renting a car in Melbourne is 76% cheaper than renting one in Ballina where the per day rate is around S$ 86. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Australia to get a rental car in are: Sydney (S$ 27/day), Perth (S$ 31/day), and Brisbane (S$ 32/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Melbourne should expect to spend around S$ 21/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Australia is Melbourne.

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Australia?

January

S$ 66

February

S$ 64

March

S$ 78

April

S$ 98

May

S$ 81

June

S$ 77

July

S$ 78

August

S$ 73

September

S$ 77

October

S$ 73

November

S$ 73

December

S$ 93

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Australia is February. The most expensive time to rent a car is April. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Popular Car Types in Australia

Small is the cheapest car type you can hire in Australia this past week from 2,830 hire locations out of 68 hire agencies. Prices for a Australia Small hire start from S$ 28/day. Check out available deals for 5 car types currently offered at listed car hire agencies here:

Compare available car types for hire in Australia

Small cars

S$ 50 - S$ 100

All Car Types

S$ 100 - S$ 156

To hire a Small car in Australia, you would pay an average price of S$ 74/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Australia (~S$ 50/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~S$ 100/day). In fact, February is about 34% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small hire for Australia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Australia, hiring a Small car saves you 39% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Australia Small hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Medium car in Australia, you would pay an average price of S$ 86/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Australia (~S$ 66/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~S$ 118/day). In fact, February is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium hire for Australia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Australia, hiring a Medium car saves you 30% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Australia Medium hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Large car in Australia, you would pay an average price of S$ 130/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in Australia (~S$ 92/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~S$ 175/day). In fact, January is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large hire for Australia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Australia, hiring a Large car is 7% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Australia Large hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV car in Australia, you would pay an average price of S$ 102/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in Australia (~S$ 73/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~S$ 150/day). In fact, February is about 29% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Australia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Australia, hiring a SUV car saves you 17% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Australia SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Van car in Australia, you would pay an average price of S$ 147/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in Australia (~S$ 78/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~S$ 215/day). In fact, February is about 47% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van hire for Australia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Australia, hiring a Van car is 18% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Australia Van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Pick-up truck car in Australia, you would pay an average price of S$ 73/day. July is the cheapest month to hire a Pick-up truck car in Australia (~S$ 88/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is March (~S$ 279/day). In fact, July is about 0% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Pick-up truck hire for Australia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Australia, hiring a Pick-up truck car saves you 41% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a Luxury car in Australia, you would pay an average price of S$ 177/day. November is the cheapest month to hire a Luxury car in Australia (~S$ 87/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~S$ 299/day). In fact, November is about 52% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury hire for Australia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Australia, hiring a Luxury car is 32% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Audi A1S$ 28/day
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Audi A1
Hyundai i20S$ 31/day
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Hyundai i20
Honda FitS$ 72/day
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Best Australia Car Rental Deals Found

Check out some of the best deals for car rentals in Australia recently found.

Car Rental FAQs

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Australia?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Sunset Rent a Car (10.0 rating), Economy Rent a Car (10.0 rating) and Crazy Clark's Car Rentals (9.3 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Australia.

What is the most popular car hire provider in Australia?

With an average price of S$ 116/day, Sixt is the most popular car hire provider in Australia, booking 338% more hire cars than any other provider.

What is the cheapest city to get a rental car in Australia?

When visiting Australia, it is typically cheapest to rent your car in Darwin where rental cars typically will cost around S$ 56/day (43% less than the country average). The absolute cheapest rental car price in Australia was found in Darwin for just S$ 46/day.

What side of the road do you drive on in Australia?

Cars in Australia are to be driven on the left side of the road.

Small Car Rentals in Australia

Search more Australia car rental deals like the ones below from popular area providers and save on petrol.

Luxury Car Rentals in Australia

Arrive in style when you rent a luxury car in Australia from the best rental car providers in the country.

Van Rentals in Australia

Some people need a little more room to get around comfortably on holiday. Find deals like the ones below for Australia van rentals.